Z Legend Spotlight: J Lo
Z107.3 wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.
This one is a special one dedicated to one artist that has made a big impact on pop music within the past 30 years and continues to make an impact today. That's why this is a 'Z Legend Spotlight'.
Today we celebrate the birthday of Jennifer Lopez!
REAL NAME: Jennifer Lynn Lopez
BIRTH DATE: July 24, 1969
WHERE FROM: New York City (the Bronx, remember, from the song...)
MUSICAL LINKS: New Kids on the Block, Janet Jackson, Sean Combs (P Diddy, Puff Daddy), Ja Rule, Cris Judd, Marc Anthony, LL Cool J, Shakira,
TO THE POINT POINTS:
- Was a back up dancer for the New Kids on the Block and Janet Jakcson
- Was a Fly Girl dancer on the TV show In Living Color
- Has acted in movies including Money Train with Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson, Jack starring Robin Williams, Blood and Wine with Jack Nicholson
- Her break out movie role was the lead in the biopic movie Selena
- Other movies include Anaconda, U Turn, Out of Sight, Antz
- She released all of these movies prior to her debut single 'If You Had My Love', which she released in 1999
- The green Versace dress she wore at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards was all anybody could talk about. It was out of control how much people cared about that.
- Became an American Idol judge following the departure of Ellen Degeneres
- Was also a judge for a Univision talent show
- Has launched perfumes, make up collections and more as a multi-dimensional mogul
- Performed the 2020 Super Bowl LIV halftime show with Shakira in Miami, Florida
- Has inspired many artists including Jessica Alba, Normani, Demi Lovato, Gwen Stefani, Kerry Washington, Selena Gomez and many more.
- She's headlined two tours, co-headlined one tour and has had 3 residencies
- Lopez has released eight albums and has been in nearly 40 movies. Truly legendary.
All information obtained by Wikipedia.
Here are a few videos of her legacy so far.. enjoy!